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Nov 7, 2012 11:30pm PST
. i'll ask her why obama isn't history yet. please welcome doris kearns goodwin! ( cheers and applause ) doris, good to see you again. thanks for coming back. always a pleasure to have you on. >> thank you, sir. >> stephen: now this is a big high time for you presidential historians, right? >> big time, big, big time. >> stephen: now you know which sort of presidential lego to snap into the next four years of of the-- of the big sort of picture you're making of american history. now you're perhaps most famous for writing the book that obama said he would bring into the oval office if he could only bring the bible and one other book. it's "team of rivals." >> got it. >> stephen: about lincoln and his, you know, conflicted cabinet. it's out right now in paperback because it is one of the books that the movie "plirchgon" by spielberg is based on. you got the daniel day lewis on the cover. >> he's sexy, don't you think? >> stephen: you mean, lincoln or daniel day lewis? was lincoln sexy? >> i think so. and i've been saying it for years, but everybody thought i was crazy. but now, there
Nov 18, 2012 11:30am EST
's a "meet the press" report and doris is back here. all of your books should inspire steven spielberg to make big films but he did this one here. take me behind the scenes of that relationship with spielberg taking him to springfield and how this project was born. >> he wanted to do lincoln for many years but wanted to wait until he was ready. i met him way back in 1989 on a documentary he was doing on the mill len yum and he had any shake hands about doing lincoln. as relaxation, he would say, what did lincoln do today. i would tell him, what he did, 1864, 1840. he decided he didn't want to wait for the book. he bought it and that meant he had it ready in his hands and put tony kushner on it and he always wanted daniel day-lewis. >> before we get to him, what is it about lincoln he wanted to share with a broader u. younger, new generation. >> he wanted to make lincoln a person you could identify with intimately. he chose a short story rather than a big fat thing to show his humor, sadness, conviction, political skills and he wanted to show that a politician can be a great guy at a ti
Nov 25, 2012 8:30am PST
." historian doris kearns goodwin's "team of rivals" is the basis for the new "lincoln" movie. former "newsweek" editor evan thomas is the author of "ike's bluff." and jon meacham's new book is "thomas jefferson: the art of power." for fun, we'll explore the darker side of fiction with gillian flynn, author of the big bestseller, "gone girl." mystery writer david baldacci, whose new one is forgotten. david baldacci, author of "the expats," and then there is alex stone, whose "fooling houdini" tells how he chose magic over physics, and, yes, he fooled us and he'll fool you, too. how did you do that? we were all about books this morning, just like another washington shopper this weekend. >> we're going to get those. >> okay. >> schieffer: because this is "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: and good morning again. well, just hours after helping negotiate the cease-fire between the israelis and hamas, egyptian president mohamed morsi declared more power for himself and said he was immune to judicial oversigh
Nov 24, 2012 4:00am PST
abraham lincoln, and coming up, a unique take from doris kearns goodwin who wrote the book. imagine if this were your neighbor. one holiday display is drawing a lot of attention. that is in our one-minute playback. wow. good morning, everyone. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." let's get to what's happening right now out there. we have some new numbers today. as retailers begin to calculate black friday sales and whether it paid off to open on thanksgiving. all that, plus today is small business saturday, and cyber monday, of course, happens in just two days. nbc's michelle franzen is in n manhattan. >> alex, we've gotten through the first wave, the black friday, include being the early start that began on thanksgiving evening. so how did everything turn out? well, retailers say so far, so good. they saw a wave of people coming through, a rush of shoppers going through those doors on that thanksgiving night. that took away a little bit from the crowds on that friday morning. but they were still out in force. national retail federation actually says 5 million viewer shoppers are
Nov 28, 2012 7:00pm EST
doris kearns goodwin and she'll join us in the next half hour. >> now, there's lotto fever all over the country. jay joins us from dallas with the details. >> you can see there are people flocking in here. they have been in waves all day. it has been very business here at police called fuel city, iconic here in dallas, great tacos here, you can buy gas obviously by the name but the big ticket has been the big ticket for the powerball. right now tickets selling at about $130,000 tickets per minute nationwide. over 1 billion have been sold. the states get $1 out of every two tickets sold and most use for programs for education the federal government will tax the winnings at about a quarter. so they'll make a lot of money out of this. unfortunately in the interest of full disclosure, larry, i think think the winning tickets have about been bought here in dallas. right now i hate to tell you, i think i've got them. >> fess up, jay, how many did you buy? full disclosure? transparency. >> only five. but i may be here a little longer. >> if you win, you're not going to retire, are you? >>
Nov 28, 2012 11:00pm PST
from the most important movie out there right now "lincoln." doris kearns goodwin joins us. >>> let me finish with how lincoln outlawed slavery for good and how he did it using politics. this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> how's this for irony? mitt romney has finally captured 47% of america. remember this video that sunk the romney campaign? >> there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. 47% who are with him, who are dependent upon government, who believe they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them. >> well, the cook report points out romney shared a popular vote of this country has fallen to, you guessed it, 47.4%. as expected to fall further, and settle at the 47 mark, exactly. we'll be right back. [ woman ] . progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am when i take a picture of this check, i
Nov 11, 2012 8:00am PST
strategist steve schmidt, presidential historian doris kearns goodwin, nbc's political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd, and the "washington post's" bob woodward. >> announcer: from nbc news in washington, the world's longest-running television program, this is "meet the press." with david gregory. >> and good sunday morning. the newly re-elected president's message on friday, get back to work. but the focus of that work and on that work is now overshadowed by friday afternoon's resignation of cia director david petraeus, which sent as you know shock waves through washington. new details emerging now this weekend about the fbi investigation that led to the discovery of what officials believe was an extramarital affair between petraeus and his biographer, paula broadwell. and of course so many questions about where this goes from here. joining me now for the latest on this developing story, the "washington post's" bob woodward and our own chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell who broke the story as i mentioned on friday. so andrea, here we are on sunday
Comedy Central
Nov 14, 2012 11:30pm PST
something on you? did he blackmail you? >> well, doris kearns goodwin who's been on the show. >> stephen: friend of the show. >> she was a very persuasive and lovely person and great writer and she talked me into it and i loved working with steven on "munich" so i figured it was a good thing to try. >> stephen: when doris was on she said something i hadn't heard before. she said -- she looked at "lincoln" and she said "isn't he sexy?" she said she's been saying for years lincoln is sexy and people think she's crazy. you must have -- you must have got to know something about the man as you were researching him. >> sure. >> stephen: is he sexy? >> yeah, absolutely. he had huge feet. (cheers and applause) >> well, he was a kentucky rail splitter. (laughter) >> yeah, i felt that he was -- i felt that he was very physically attractive man and -- (laughter) and clearly an enormously charming person. >> stephen: and daniel day-lewis' portrayal. i saw the show this weekend because i'm superspecial and -- (laughter) -- it's an incredible movie. first of all, it's essentially about passing a piece
Nov 15, 2012 5:30pm PST
, it will be lincoln. that will be the big draw. tonight we talked to the woman behind the story, doris goodwin, who wrote the book, steven spielberg read it, and the rest really is history. >> said it was the faithful. billions in bondage, and many to come. >> i imagined this man, lincoln, from the moment i woke up to going to bed, suddenly he is on screen, back in our lives again. it is an extraordinary experience to see him become abraham lincoln. >> you make the character, you live with this person, seldom do you get to see such a situation rise from your work. >> and the most amazing thing, both spielberg and daniel day-lewis, cared so much about detail they asked to go to springfield, to go to the law offices and the museum. and what do you want to know about? what was the right thing, what did he sound like? what is his voice like? so we knew from the period at that time that he had a high-pitched voice that could go over the crowds. you had people in the debates, lincoln's could go to the end of the crowd. they wanted to know how he walked. we knew he walked like a laborer, that he felt like
Nov 12, 2012 3:00am PST
from texas, doris kearns goodwin, historian, of course. more from bob woodward and our own chuck todd as we continue here on "meet the press." -10 years of service. -5 years of service. -6 years. -8 years. 31 years of service. 26 years. i served for 20 years. -5 years. -3 years. ♪ -i was ready to serve. -just gotten married. ♪ i was right out of school. my family's all military. ♪ you don't know what to expect. then suddenly you're there in another world. -i did my job. -you do your best. i remember the faces. -how everything mattered. -so much more. my buddies. ♪ -my country. -everything. -and everyone i loved. -back home. [ male announcer ] for all who've served and all who serve, we can never thank them enough. -i was eager to serve. -i was ready to serve. i was proud to serve. ♪ >>> coming up, the dow closed friday down 300 points for the week, finishing one of the worst weeks in the stock market, due, in part, about the concerns over the fiscal cliff. we will check in, in addition to the group, jim crime other the economic strike of this debate, whether the business com
Nov 28, 2012 2:00pm PST
from the most important movie out there right now "lincoln." doris good win joins us. >>> let me finish with how lincoln outlawed slavery for good and how de it using politics. this is "hardball," the place for politics. with the spark cash card from capital one, olaf gets great rewards for his small business! pizza! [ garth ] olaf's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! helium delivery. put it on my spark card! [ pop! ] [ garth ] why settle for less? great businesses deserve great rewards! awesome!!! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just commo
Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
questions in context, we turn to doris kearns goodwin, the presidential biographer. >> and when you hear him give that speech last night he's thinking in terms of a story. he's connected to those people. he's telling the public there "your work is not done, i need you to push me from the outside in." that's what he needs to get hiss programs through. >> rose: bill daley and doris kearns goodwin when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: president obama has been reelected as president o the united states. the last few ballots are still being counted, but winning ohio gave the president enough electoral college votes for victory. governor romney, the former governor of massachusetts, conceded just after 1:00 a.m. >> and i ran for office because i'm concerned about america. this election is over but our principles endure. that i believe the principles upon which this nation was founded are the only sure guide to a resurgent economy and to renewed greatness. like so many of you, paul and i have left everything o
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am PST
brings a political genius of our 16th president to live. doris kearns goodwin's biography of lincoln inspired the film. we'll talk with the pulitzer prize-winning author when "cbs this morning" continues. hello! the big screen. ,,,,,, (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> things which are equ >>> things which are equal to the same things are equal to each other. that's a rule of mathematical reasonings, true because it works. has done and always will do. >> daniel day lewis plays the title role in the new movie "lincoln" and he is knockout, based on the best-selling book "team of rivals" by the one and only doris kearns goodwin. >> this is the first book selected for "cbs this morning" reads, the publisher has just rereleased it and the author is with us now. good morning. >> good morning. i'm glad to be here. >> this is so great to have this book
FOX Business
Nov 3, 2012 3:00am EDT
and leave it to some guys to say, you know, it's not so hunky-dory. in staten island, it wasn't going so well. within minutes of our coverage, a once pristine piece of real estate called staten island. that was then. all of audden, a different reaction at adam, how are things looking now? >> well, right now, you can't see much because there is dark. there is no electricity and you talk about t pressure from the people of staten island to get government officials to listen to them. that pressure actually brought janet napolitano, secretary of national security, to the island today. here's what she said. >> we knew that staten island took a hard hit from hurricane sandy. so we wanto make sure that the ght resources are brought here as quickly as possible to help this community, which is so strong, recover more quickly. >> i can tell you that it's bitter cold. they have no electricity. e of the complaints is that all emphasis is on manhattan. i have a friend who's caped out in lower manhattan. they have no electricity in lower manhattan. con ed is making that emphasis to make electricity be
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
our 6th president to life. doris kearns goodwin booking brought the president to the big screen. >>> things which are equal to the same thing are equal to each other. that's a rule. it's true because it works. has done and always will do. >> daniel day-lewis plays the title role in the new movie "lincoln" and he's a knockout. based on the best selling book "team of rivals" by doris kearns goodwin. good morning. >> good morning. i'm glad to be here. >> this is so great to have this book released at the time of the movie. you've done a lot of biographies of presidents and you spent ten years on lincoln. why lincoln? >> i think after i finished franklin and eleanor roosevelt and that was such a dramatic moment the world war ii and they are such big people i can't go back to franklin pierce. lincoln is the moby dick. i was terrified when i started. how i could do anything new about him. but it was worth taking that risk to live with his character for ten years. >> i feel in the book and the movie we get to know him. i was surprised to hear about his voice because i assumed he had th
Comedy Central
Nov 12, 2012 11:30pm PST
whore! (laughter) once again, my apologies to doris kerns goodwin, she is a great lady, no one should ever say that about her. (laughter) but folks, i too have a painful admission to make. you see, i am the author of two glowing books about myself. i am america, and so you can. and the new america again, rebecome the greatness we never weren't. it's a best-seller. makes a great christmas gift. (applause) >> stephen: and folks, it's time for me to come clean. i had an improper relationship with my biographer-- (laughter) spent a lot of time alone with the author of these booksment theres with a connection and let's just say he got a little handsy. and i did thinks-- things i never thought i would do. but have been doing for decades. (laughter) i'm sorry. now folks, even i can sometimes get a story wrong. for example last week i said the three branches of government were executive, judicial and santa maria. it, in fact, shemp. (laughter) now i also said that super pac would be 9 deciding factor in the 2012 election. i might have even founded one, colbert super pac. i don't know if you r
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